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Current engagement opportunities

The City of Ottawa wants your input on the projects, policies, programs and services that affect your daily life. From open houses to workshops and online engagement opportunities, your feedback helps to shape City decisions.

These are the engagement opportunities for this week:

  • Albion Road Traffic Study: Provide your feedback to help us address traffic concerns along Albion Road between Bank Street and Lester Road.
  • Chapman Mills Park: Provide feedback on the play area style options for the lifecycle renewal project for Chapman Mills Park until Saturday, September 14.
  • Clemow Estate Heritage Conservation District Study: Attend an information session on Thursday, September 5 at the Glebe Community Centre to learn about the findings of the Clemow Estate Heritage Conservation District Study and the draft for the study’s second phase.
  • Inspire555: Provide your feedback and inspiration on public art, landscape design and sustainability features for the new Ottawa Public Library (OPL) and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) joint facility at an in-person workshop on August 22, and online until August 27.
  • Recreation facility infrastructure standards: Share your vision for the recreation facility strategy, feedback on the draft recreation facility infrastructure standards and ideas for indoor arenas.

These are the engagement opportunities for this month

  • Tree by-law review: The City is undertaking a review and update of both of Ottawa’s tree by-laws, and the associated processes and procedures. These by-law updates are key to urban forest sustainability and resiliency in Ottawa. Email your feedback on the City’s current tree by-laws to by Monday, September 9.
  • Submit your comments on three commemorative naming proposals by Saturday, September 14:
    • To name the Blackburn Arena, located at 190 Glen Park Dr the “Lois Kemp Arena”
    • To name the rink inside the Blackburn Arena, located at 190 Glen Park Dr the “Eldon Kemp Arena”
    • To name the Tennis Courts at the South Fallingbrook Community Centre, the “David Duffy Courts”

These are the ongoing engagement opportunities:

  • Open Ottawa: The City provides free access to data and information through its Open Ottawa data portal. As part of the City’s Smart City 2.0 Strategy, we want to hear your ideas on how to improve the portal and what data sets you would like to see.
  • What do you dig about Elgin?: The City is reconstructing Elgin Street between Gloucester and Isabella streets. Highlight your favourite places on or around Elgin Street by pinning the locations on the map.

The City offers residents a variety of opportunities to engage, share information and collaborate. You can weigh in on different online engagement opportunities using the City’s new innovative engagement platform, Engage Ottawa. See a full list of current engagement opportunities by visiting our public engagement event page.

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